A heartwarming occassion, Mothers' Day is celebrated today in most nations of the world. It is a special day devoted to all mothers of the world and their children. On this wonderful occassion, we want to share with you some really interesting and amusing facts related to Mother's Day. Check out these Mother's Day Fun Facts and know some lesser known bits of information about the holiday. If you enjoy reading these Mother's Day Fun Facts, click here to share this article with your loved ones. Happy Mother's Day!
Take a look at these funfilled pieces of info associated to Mother's Day:
The youngest mother whose history is authenticated is Lina Medina, who delivered a 6½-pound boy by cesarean section in Lima, Peru in 1939, at an age of 5 years and 7 months. The child was raised as her brother and only discovered that Lina was his mother when he was 10.
August is the most popular month in which to have a baby, with more than 360,000 births taking place that month in 2001.
On April 9, 2003, Satyabhama Mahapatra, a 65-year-old retired schoolteacher in India, became the world's oldest mother when she gave birth to a baby boy, her first child, through artificial means.
A mother giraffe often gives birth while standing, so the new born's first experience outside the womb is a 1.8-meter (6-foot) drop.
The highest officially recorded number of children born to one mother is 69, to the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev (1707-1782) of Shuya, Russia. The modern world record for giving birth is held by Leontina Albina from San Antonio, Chile. Leontina claims to be the mother of 64 children, of which only 55 of them are documented. She is listed in the 1999 Guinness World Records but dropped from later editions.
Some tribes of people, like the Assam in Africa, don't call themselves families. They call themselves "maharis", or "motherhoods."
52 % of the words for mother in the material have ma/me/mo or na/ne/no in the root syllable poems.
Ancient Egyptians considered cats to be sacred animals and according to their belief, ‘Bast’ was the mother of all cats on Earth.
In Yugoslavia, Mother’s Day is known as 'Materitse', 'Materice' and on this day, there is a strange trend of children tying up their mother, releasing her only when she has given them sweets or other goodies.
Tuesday is the most popular day of the week in which to have a baby.
* * * *
Try out the other sections